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News and updates from the Full Fact team

22 August 2016

Dodgy uses of statistics and how the BBC can avoid them

We were glad to see the BBC Trust take up our recommendations in its recent report on the BBC's coverage and use of statistics.

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Dodgy uses of statistics and how the BBC can avoid them
19 August 2016

Open Democracy corrects claim about deaths in police custody

We are grateful to Open Democracy for correcting their article.

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Open Democracy corrects claim about deaths in police custody
19 August 2016

The Times sets an example with correction to cost of bed blocking claim

The Times published a front page correction to its article on the cost of bedblocking.

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The Times sets an example with correction to cost of bed blocking claim
7 September 2016

The State of Automated Factchecking

We can scale up and speed up factchecking dramatically using technology that exists now. Here's how.

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The State of Automated Factchecking
22 August 2016

Automated Factchecking: decision time

Giacomo talks about the decisions he's made in building the tools for automated factchecking

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Automated Factchecking: decision time
4 August 2016

The summer of 2016: what do you make of it?

Full Fact was on BBC Radio 4's Moral Maze, talking about trust in politics, and trust in facts.

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The summer of 2016: what do you make of it?
27 July 2016

Week 1: Automated Factchecking

Giacomo Boscaini-Gilroy, a student from Imperial University London, tells us about his first week at Full Fact. He's working on a pioneering project: automated factchecking

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Week 1: Automated Factchecking
20 July 2016

In praise of Matt Jukes and ONS Digital

Matt Jukes, part of the team that has successfully transformed the ONS website, is leaving ONS Digital.

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In praise of Matt Jukes and ONS Digital
21 July 2016

The referendum is over. We're just getting started.

We are asking you for a regular donation to help us pioneer this work. The EU referendum result means we’re now at the start, not the end, of a long …

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The referendum is over. We're just getting started.
22 July 2016

The EU referendum, factchecked

Thank you to everyone who helped Full Fact factcheck the EU referendum. Here's what we achieved.

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The EU referendum, factchecked
20 June 2016

Live factchecking David Cameron's BBC Question Time special

We live factchecked David Cameron's BBC Question Time special last night.

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Live factchecking David Cameron's BBC Question Time special
20 June 2016

Live factchecking Michael Gove's BBC Question Time special

We live factchecked Michael Gove's BBC Question Time special last night.

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Live factchecking Michael Gove's BBC Question Time special

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